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Growing Herbs - free event

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Growing Herbs - free event

Time: June 24, 2014 from 10am to 11am
Location: Narangba Library
City/Town: Narangba
Event Type: free presentation
Organized By: Moreton Bay Regional Council
Latest Activity: Jun 19, 2014

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Event Description

Discover quick and cost-effective ways to get the most out of your balcony or backyard herb garden.

Herb growing can be an exciting and rewarding experience for those interested in developing their own garden, spicing up cooking and homeopathic remedies. 

Growing Herbs is presented by Brenda Nicholls from the Peninsula Herb Group.

The Peninsula Herb Group is a local non-government organisation that services the Redcliffe District. The Peninsula Herb Group maintains the Peninsula herb garden, which is located in the Redcliffe Botanic Gardens. This garden is widely considered to be one of the best collections of herbs in Queensland as it boasts over 500 species of culinary, medicinal, industrial and native herbs, including many rare and delicate species. The garden covers an area of 200 square metres.

Dates / Times

Strathpine Library, Friday 02 May 2014, 10.00am - 11.00am
Bribie Island Library, Thursday 15 May 2014, 10.00am - 11.00am
Redcliffe Library, Thursday 22 May 2014, 2.00pm - 3.00pm
Narangba Library, Tuesday 24 June 2014, 10.00am - 11.00am




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